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Ronald Reagan Washington National

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KDCA
Airport
ICAO: KDCA – IATA: DCA
Summary
Name Ronald Reagan Washington National
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Washington, D.C., Arlington County, Virginia, District of Colombia
Serving Washington D.C.
Elevation 5 m
16.404 ft
16.404 ft5 m
Coordinates 38° 51' 7.00" N, 77° 2' 15.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 2094 m6,870.079 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
4/22 1497 m4,911.417 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
15/33 1586 m5,203.412 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation KDCA 251152Z 20010KT 10SM FEW140 OVC180 07/02 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP278 T00720022 10078 20072 53004
Station Washington DC, Reagan National Airport
Date/Time 25 November 2020 11:52:00
Wind direction 200°
Wind speed 10 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 7.2°C
Dew point 2.2°C
Humidity 70%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

EMAS
Rwy(s) 04, 15, 33

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

ICAO: KDCA IATA: DCA

Description

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (IATA: DCA) is a public airport located 4.8 km2.592 nm
4,800 m
15,748.032 ft
south of downtown Washington, D.C., in Arlington County, Virginia.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KDCA

  • B732, vicinity Washington National DC USA, 1982 (On 13 January 1982, an Air Florida Boeing 737-200 took off in daylight from runway 36 at Washington National in moderate snow but then stalled before hitting a bridge and vehicles and continuing into the river below after just one minute of flight killing most of the occupants and some people on the ground. The accident was attributed entirely to a combination of the actions and inactions of the crew in relation to the prevailing adverse weather conditions and, crucially, to the failure to select engine anti ice on which led to over reading of actual engine thrust.)